A Good Day for Gratitude

Thanksgiving has come and gone – or has it? Gratitude is never out of season. Today, my animals talk about thankfulness.

Serafina, 10-year-old gray cat, says, “Being thankful is seeing beauty when you don’t feel well. It is also caring about your family members even though sometimes you fight. I am thankful for my good diet.”

Laura Stinchfield
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Laura Stinchfield

Makia, 15-year-old white cat, says, “Being thankful is taking care of yourself and your body. It is helping others. It is also dreaming good ideas instead of being bitter. I am thankful for clean air the peaceful minds of all my friends.”

Bean, seven-year-old black bunny, says, “Being thankful is understanding that you create your reality. How you see things makes so much difference. I try to see my world with the same amount of joy that I have eating fresh carrot tops. I’m thankful for knowing myself well enough to tame my own aggression. It makes me smarter and more peaceful. I also thankful for fresh dirt and the birds that visit me in the plants I rest under. I am thankful for time. ”

Stormy, 13-year-old black-and-white Aussie dog, says, “Being thankful is knowing when to ask the angels for help. I do this when I don’t feel well. They come because they know I care about others. I have noticed that the people who are grateful for little things are calmer, happier, and more present in life. The people who are always searching for something more to make them happy seem to have more illness and anxiety. I am grateful for walks. I am grateful that my mom studies what diet is best for me. I am grateful for our friends that take care of me when my mom is busy, and I’m grateful for people who love and take care of nature.

Joey, cat in heaven, says, “Gratitude is a feeling that understands that life is a gift and in order for life to flow easily, one must be thankful. If you do this a field of energy moves faster and more positively in your direction. Being thankful magnetically draws prosperity and love. Choose your thoughts wisely.

Luca, two-year-old cream poodle, says, “I was born on Thanksgiving and I am always thankful for life and the magic of the other side that brought me back to my family. I am thankful for the flow of energy that connects us all. To be grateful is to enjoy the company of your friends and the time you are with them. I love to play with new friends, too.”

Maia, wolf dog in heaven, says, “Being thankful is hard when you have suffering and chaos in your life. But it is your savior. Because if you find things for which to be thankful, then you can find happiness when you feel overwhelmed. Training your mind to be thankful has a lot of power. It will expand your heart and make yourself and others around you more peaceful. It is a necessity for being happy and making good decisions.”

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